Teaching Women Self-Defence Is Still The Best Way To Reduce Sexual Assaults

A landmark research study has proven that teaching women self-defence tactics reduces the risk of sexual assault.

Recently a UK research study, the largest conducted on sexual violence and harassment at UK universities, reported in the Guardian newspaper in November 2020, reported that more than half of UK students say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour but only a fraction reported the incidents to their university or the police.

In the research it went on to say that many UK students have also reported being frustrated with the way their complaint was handled by the university and one student even said the university refused her request to suspend her alleged attacker while the police investigation was ongoing.

She was reluctant to appeal against the university’s investigation because “it’s been an absolutely humiliating process”

However, proposing self-defence classes for women can seem controversial and some people have argued (including the police in the dim distant past) that teaching women to defend themselves doesn’t work, however, this new research proves the opposite. 

Reduced The Risk of Rape by 50%!

The landmark Canadian research study, found that training which focuses on teaching women how to detect risk in situations that could lead to sexual assault and defend themselves when necessary, reduced the rate of rape among participants by nearly 50 per cent.

And This Isn’t The First Study of It’s Kind. 

Many years ago the Justice Department of the United States of America collected data on over 2 Million women throughout the USA who were attacked. Their findings were a revelation. It showed that women who resisted their attacker doubled their chances of avoiding rape. 

Dr. Pauline Bart from the University of Chicago, who many years ago conducted in-depth research into this area said that ‘women will increase their chances of avoiding rape by using active and multiple strategies including physical self-defence’. 

In America as many as one in four female university students may be sexually assaulted before they finish their degree.

I Began Teaching Self-Defence Many Decades Ago

I started teaching self-defence many decades ago in collaboration with the local police and various crime prevention initiatives, and many large corporations used to come to me for advice and training, especially those who had female sales reps.

We used to run one two-hour session once a week for six weeks, based on virtually the same principles that the new Canadian survey is promoting, and they were always a huge success.

The fact is, you can give all the advice and guidance you want and you can encourage people to report, but wouldn’t it be better if the risk was reduced and that is exactly what a tried and tested programme can do.

Here is a video on ‘How I Got Started’ …….

Become a BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Trainer With £1,817.00 of Additional Bonuses

If you are interested in becoming a properly qualified BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Instructor as a way of starting your own full-time or part time business, or to generate an additional income stream to your business post the current situation, then check out our next BTEC Level 3 Self-Defence Trainer Award Course here – https://nfps.info/btec-level-3-self-defence-trainer/.

Your investment in this course includes all food and refreshments for the duration of the course and overnight accommodation for the night of the first day in your own en-suite room plus £1,817 of additional course bonuses! 

Check Out The Online Resources That You Get With The Course!

In addition to the £1,817.00 of additional bonus material, check out the online learning resources that you get to help you become possibly one of the best informed Self-Defence Trainers. 

These resources include instruction by a Professor of Law (which is worth more than the cost of the course itself) and well as instruction on Health & Safety, Human Rights, The Science and Psychology of Performance and much more. 

In addition to all of the above you also get Free Lesson Plans and Powerpoint Presentations to enable you to leave and start delivering your training immediately on finishing the course. 

Please note however, that places are limited and over half of all of the available places have now gone! So if you don’t want to miss out book your place today!

To find out more go to – https://nfps.info/btec-level-3-self-defence-trainer/

On the course web-page you can also see many testimonials from those who have already trained with us.


  1. Sexual abuse at English and Welsh universities ‘a public scandal’ – As reported in The Guardian Newspaper – https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/nov/19/sexual-abuse-at-english-and-welsh-universities-a-public-scandal-study
  2. Teaching women self-defence still the best way to reduce sexual assaults: study – As reported in ‘The Globe and Mail’ – https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/study-shows-resistance-tactics-work-to-prevent-campus-sexual-assault/article24905250/